Expeditions and Trips

In 2023 I will be doing three trips with Qilak in the north, and one trip with Skip Novak's latest boat Vinson of Antarctica in the Falklands in November.

Svalbard/Spitsbergen 2 trips available - update Qilak trips suspended at the moment

Dates: May 29 - June 7 & June 11 - 20 2023

9 Nights onboard Qilak starting and finishing in Longyearbyen. Regular flights from London make traveling to Svalbard very easy.

We will explore the remote areas on the west coast of Svalbard anchoring each "night" in a special location, 24 hours of daylight! Walrus, puffins, arctic fox and the many birds species are just some of the wildlife we hope to see, plus dramatic glaciers, and icescapes. To see a Polar Bear would be a bonus.

Qilak is a 66 foot purpose built high latitude yacht built by KM Yacht builders in Holland, the same yard that built Vinson of Antarctica. Onboard are 3 permanent crew with skipper, mate and chef.

Svalbard Arctic trip 29/05/23 - 07/06/23 9 nights onboard per person 5,500 in the smaller cabin 5,900 in the larger cabins

Svalbard Arctic trip 11/06/23 - 20/06/23 9 nights onboard per person 5,500 in the smaller cabin 5,900 in the larger cabins

The 66 foot custom built expedition yacht Qilak will be our home and base with three professional crew onboard plus an experienced local guide (with a gun). Limited to just 6 guests. Two trips available, see more on Qilaks web site here.

And view a selection of pictures from our trip in 2022 here


Dates: November 4 - 18 2023

In November I will lead a trip in the Falkland Islands. We will join Skip Novak's latest expedition vessel Vinson of Antarctica for 2 weeks exploring the amazing and varied wildlife sites around this sub Antarctic archipelago. Penguins, seals, albatross, dolphins and hopefully whales and orcas, plus amazing landscapes and seascapes make this a very special place to visit.

You don't have to be a photographer to enjoy this cruise, it is open to everyone and is a great opportunity to see a remote part of the world. Onboard are the 3 professional sailing crew and a very experienced local Falklands guide that knows the best wildlife sites around the coast. Limited to just 6 people.

For more information click here to go to Skip's web site or contact Rick or Skip by email.

Price: £9,000 - 14 nights onboard all-inclusive from the Falklands, just 6 places available.

Travel to Falkland Islands via Santiago not included.

See my Falklands gallery from the pre-COVD 2019 trip and See https://www.pelagic.co.uk/prog_fi2023.asp

All prices are plus flights. Let me know if you are interested rick@rick-tomlinson.com

Last updated 09:44 on 22 March 2023

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